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To Hell With Dying by Alice Walker
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To Hell With Dying (edition 1988)

by Alice Walker (Author), Catherine Deeter (Illustrator)

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Title:To Hell With Dying
Authors:Alice Walker (Author)
Other authors:Catherine Deeter (Illustrator)
Info:Harcourt Childrens Books (1988), Edition: 1st, 31 pages
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  uucmp | May 23, 2019 |
This is a story of love and continuity.
  LibraryPAH | Dec 13, 2018 |
A cute story about a young girls' first love. ( )
  JerseyGirl21 | Jan 24, 2016 |
Based upon one of Alice Walker's true experiences, this book tells the story of Mr Sweet, a neighbour who periodically "dies" when things get too much. Alice spends her life with the belief that she, and her siblings, hold the power over death, having saved Mr Sweet many times. Eventually, when she is 24, she cannot save him one last time. ( )
  madhamster | Oct 21, 2008 |
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“The tender colors seem lit from within, creating a reverential mood that enhances the story’s compelling narrative. A loving remembrance of a common man whose humanity Walker makes memorable.”--Booklist “Overflowing with compassion, humor, and good sense, [it is] a fine story of deep feeling.”--Kirkus Reviews

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The author relates how old Mr. Sweet, though often on the verge of dying, could always be revived by the loving attention that she and her brother gave him.

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